As Bob Fosse Dance

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Initial Starting Points for the Fosse Experience. Bob Fosse . Robert Louis Fosse Developed his own form of Jazz style in American Broadway and musical theatre throughout the course of the 50’s 60’s and 70’s. He was the choreography behind ‘All that Jazz’, ‘Chicago’ and ‘Sweet charity’. Elements of Fosse’s work can be seen to this day and common characteristics include Soft Boiled Egg cupped hands, the Charleston step, angled joints, the drape and the Fosse walk. For this project, I am studying this unit as a choreographer The selection process . Choreographic style: I have…show more content…
Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Stage Stage Curtains Curtains Changing Room Changing Room Changing Room Changing Room Seating Seating Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit Entrance/Exit The County Theatre is the same size as the Dance studio facing the computer so when rehearsing we face the computer meaning that we cannot see ourselves in the mirrors. This is a good thing because then we are not relying on each other and can improve our movement memory, on the on other hand it also means that we cannot check ourselves in the mirror to see where our posture is out of line or to find places to improve. Furthermore, the county theatre has wings behind and around the side of the stage. This means that dancers can wait to go on without being seen and perform quick changes if necessary as well as see for themselves where their cue is and not have to rely on the music. The County Theatre also has access to changing rooms, this is a place where the dancers can wait for their performance as well as get changed, warm up, stretch, rehearse or relax as there is two then the college can meet its health and safety requirements and have a male and female changing room. The County has a considerably larger seating area this means that more tickets can be sold and all the costs of production
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